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May 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
? >> they didn't really ban it. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans, basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from students. they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it. but that there would be disciplinary action, as i understand it, if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence, they've been what i call a soft banning. they're out of the picture. and -- >> but just look at the books. i brought a list of the titles. chicano, the history of the mexican civil rights movement, boxed. critical theory by delgado and stepanic, boxed. 500 year history of pictures, boxed. occupied america, boxed. rethinking columbus, the next 500 years, boxed. the oppressed, boxed. and then howard zenness, the people's history of the united states? >> he's a lefty. >> sandros cisneros, zapata's disciple, feminism is for everybody, jonathan kozel's savage inequalities, luis rodriguez is always running, by the lake of sleeping children and nob
PBS
May 20, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from the students, they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it, but that there would be disciplinary action as i understand it if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence they've been, what i call a soft-banning. they're out of the picture. >> in the interest of a fair and open discussion, we invited urrea to respond to the school district's objections to our conversation. you'll find both letters at billmoyers.com. coming up on "moyers and company," how you can help america reckon with torture. >> hi, i'm doug liman and i'm asking you to help me direct the movie "reckoning with torture," which uses the government's own documents to tell the inside story of america's torture program. >> i'm reading an excerpt from the declaration of lieutenant colonel darrel vandeveld, former lead prosecutor in the military commission case
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